Devale Ellis

Devale Ellis is an American actor and former American football wide receiver.

Date of birth

He was born on April 2, 1984 in Brooklyn, New York.


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Devale attended James Madison High School in Brooklyn, New York, where he played football and basketball. He then attended Hofstra University, where he was a teammate of New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston.

Love life

He is married to Khadeen Ellis and together they have three sons: Jackson (b. 2011), Kairo (b. 2016) and Kaz (b. 2017).

Net worth
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In his senior year at high school, he lit up the Public School Athletic League. He was in the top ten for catches made and in the top ten for touchdowns made by a wide receiver. He also played in the PSAL all star game. During the season, he earned the nickname Devale "Show Time" Ellis.
In College, Ellis finished his career with 176 catches for 2,207 yards (a 12.5 per-catch average) and 22 touchdowns. As a senior in 2005, he led Hofstra with 74 receptions for 943 yards and five touchdowns. He ranked second in the Atlantic 10 in receptions, third in receiving yards and ninth in all-purpose yards (103.8 yards per game). As a junior, with Colston sidelined all season with an injury, Ellis led the team ranked second in the Atlantic 10 and 11th in I-AA with 74 catches, good for 1,067 yards (a 14.4 average) and 13 touchdowns.

He went undrafted in the 2006 NFL Draft, but was signed as a free agent after participating in the rookie mini-camp as a tryout player. He was signed to the Lions eight man practice squad on September 3, 2006. Although he played in the season opener against the Seattle Seahawks on the September 9th, he was waived from the active roster on September 11, and shortly afterwards re-signed with the practice squad. As of October 15, he had been upgraded to the active roster and made his first start against the Buffalo Bills. Ellis was waived by the Lions during final cuts on August 30, 2008.

After spending the 2008 regular season out of football, Ellis was signed to a future contract by the Cleveland Browns on December 31, 2008. He was waived on July 26, 2009.

Aside from his sport career, Devale and Khadeen have a comedy filled YouTube channel called "The Ellises" where they showcase their family vlogs and skits.

In 2019, they created a podcast called “Dead Ass” together where they share stories, opinions and give advice on love, marriage and business.

Darvine is also an actor, known for his appearances on Gotham (2014), NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003) and A Piece of Me: An Everyday Story (2016).

He portrayed the role of Zac on Tyler Perry's Sistas, a TV series that first aired on October 23, 2019 on BET.

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Devale Ellis
First Name Devale
Surname Ellis
Born 2nd April, 1984
Home City Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Current City